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Food Stamp Benefits Will Be Cut Beginning Friday

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 10/29/2013 Millions of Americans who rely on food stamps will soon see a change in benefits. Starting this Friday, food stamp benefits will be cut. More than 47-million people currently receive food stamps. That's about 15-percent of the U.S. population, up from 8.7-percent in 2007. The average benefit per person is now about $133 a month. That amount will be reduced. All total, the cuts add up to $5-billion. Congress can halt the decision but it's unlikely.
   
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